Melissa Muindi (née Njoroge) is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (LL.B) degree, a Master of Laws (LL.M) degree and is a PhD Candidate at the University of Nairobi. She has worked as a Graduate Assistant, Administrator, Examinations Coordinator and Assistant Lecturer at Strathmore Law School. Melissa has also been a lecturer at Riara Law School and Kenyatta University School of Law. She teaches and has taught modules in Labour Law, Employee Relations, Law of Torts, Legal Systems and Methods, Human Rights and Legal Practice Management.

Melissa is a member of the Labour Law Research Network and of the Amicale des Centres Internationaux Francophones (AMICIF). Before joining academia, she worked at Murgor and Murgor Advocates where she took part in trial preparations through extensive research, drafted legal opinions, pleadings and applications, as well as debt collection. She is passionate about research and writing. Her areas of interest include labour law, human rights and law of torts.

  • Muindi M, ‘Work-life balance in Kenya: an analysis of the legislative framework and the perceptions of young advocates in Nairobi’ (Master of Laws, University of Nairobi 2014)
  • Owino S and Njoroge M, Corporations and Partnerships in Kenya (Kluwer Law International 2012)
  • Njoroge M and Mwangi G, Sungura le Rusé et autres Petits Contes du Kenya (Kenya Literature Bureau 2008)
Conference Papers and Presentations:
  • Muindi M, ‘The Legal Regulation of the Outsourcing Triangular Employment Relationship in Kenya: A Human Rights Approach’ African Forum for Doctoral Research in Human Rights (AFRIDOORS), University of Nairobi, 27th-31st August, 2018.
  • Muindi M and Njoroge WG, ‘Constraints in Implementing Drug Abuse Laws and Policies in Universities in Kenya’ 1st Annual Kiriri Women;s University of Science and Technology Conference, 20 th July 2018.